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Indian Affair

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34 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 2295
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11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Easily the best Indian food experience I have had this year. Attentive waiters without being intrusive. Finding a balance for devoted curry eaters and those preferring something milder at the same table is a rare thing!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner hear.the service is great and the food delicious. Had kamb cutlets dine in tandoor delicious as was the rogan josh and chicken korma. Beer and wine fairly priced.

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Thank EricJ123
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for a curry in Taupo then this is the place. If you're an international curry aficionado then you won't give it five stars, but they do a pretty good job of rustling up a decent meal. I went for the tandoori Chicken, which was tasty and plentiful. The chicken could have been a little more tender, but... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Though we had been given a recommendation across the street, we gave this place a try because of their extensive veg menu. It was empty, but we ordered a full dinner with appetizer, papadum and a couple of beers. We were pleasantly surprised by how flavorful and good quality every dish was. Wonderful lamb biryani and naan. Highly recommended!

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Thank JrMushroom
Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

All our meals and the service was excellent. Reason why we called in was it looked nice and busy, so we gave it a try and it was 100%. Absolutely delicious butter chicken and the beef madras . The wine list was well picked and the prices were reasonable.

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Thank Shaz B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

A nice restaurant with possibly the best lake views in Taupo. Service is always quick & pleasant. Food is delishious & cooked to your standard of hotness, just have to love that. This place is value for money.

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Thank Allan T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We had a Curry combo for lunch with lamb and chicken, including Naan. A little spicy, but tasty. And the naan (flatbread) is the best !!!

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Thank AzaMantilla
Hastings, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Couldn't believe the quality of this Indian, tried Chicken Tikka entre and Butter Prawn main. Wow, flavour, tenderness, presentation and courteous staff. Couldn't of asked for a better experience.

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Thank J B
Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Wow...amazing food and excellent service. Wish we had this place in my hometown! We went around 5:30 and only 1 other couple in there but at least 6 take out orders came in. Maybe these regulars haven't rated the place...I have no idea why it wouldn't be higher on the list. Had the butter chicken and tikka masala with rice... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

When we went to Taupo, it was cold, wet and we were hungry! Indian sounded so good. We randomly stumbled upon this establishment. The portions were just perfect and the food delicious! I had chicken tiki masala.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Gluten Free Options, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 2295

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